"God forbid any adventurous action will be taken in Syria, similar to the Libya or Iraq experiences. Although, I hope no one dares to launch such an adventure now. Nevertheless, even the slightest miscalculation will lead to new waves of migrants to Europe and other developments that aren't needed, neither by us nor our European neighbours, and that would only benefit those who are protected by an ocean and engage in continuous efforts to stir up the region in order to advance their geopolitical goals."
"We are now studying this report (OPCW report on the nerve agent used in Salisbury attack on the Skripals) carefully. There are some very interesting details in there. We will try to make them public as soon as possible when both our experts and those of other relevant departments have gone through this quite a lengthy document."
(In response to question about the MH17 plane crash investigation)
"This data gives very specific information about which direction the missiles could have come from and from which they couldn't have. And nevertheless our facts, observations, and comments are not fully taken into consideration by the investigative group and the materials we provided are either taken into consideration superficially, partially or are ignored altogether."
Russia's foreign minister has strongly warned the West against a military action in Syria.
Speaking to reporters in Moscow, he reiterated warnings to the West against military action in Syria, saying any such "adventures" in Syria would increase flows of refugees into Europe.
Lavrov also commented on the OPCW report on the nerve agent used in Salisbury attack on Skripals. He said the report raised interesting points which Russia would make public soon.
Speaking about the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (MH17) over eastern Ukraine in July 2014, Lavrov said Russia had provided plenty of information which was not fully taken into consideration or was completely ignored.